Elms-Old Rexdale real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Elms-Old Rexdale. This area features a fair amount of greenery; it is very easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy and reaching the closest park is easy from most properties. In addition, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Highway 401.
Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for getting around by public transit. In contrast, this neighbourhood is not very appropriate for biking since bicycle riders encounter a significant amount of hills, and the cycling infrastructure is not very extensive. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Elms-Old Rexdale, although most daily needs are convenient to meet by walking. In contrast, driving is very often the best approach to navigate Elms-Old Rexdale. It is convenient to park, and many houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 409.
About 45% of properties in Elms-Old Rexdale were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this part of the city, about 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is generally possible for house buyers in Elms-Old Rexdale to buy their groceries on foot. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well. Regarding education, families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in this part of Toronto, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Parents benefit from public and private elementary schools. In contrast, families may find it challenging to access daycares on foot.